Pyralidae: Pyralinae

1415 (ABH62.076) Hypsopygia glaucinalis (=Orthopygia), (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR05658

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information
Wingspan: 23-30 mm.
Foodplant(s): dry plant matter
Flying: Two generations, July-August and September-October
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, grassland, heathland and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 83 (30.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 28 May to 28 October

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Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
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